It happened, it happened! My first egg!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Agilityscots, Dec 9, 2007.

  1. Agilityscots

    Agilityscots Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Somebody FINALLY laid an egg here! I'm sad that I don't know who did it, although I suspect it was one of the Dominiques. I went outside a few minutes ago to put the girls away for the evening, and I opened up the coop door to check for eggs. Nope, no eggs. So I throw in their treat, go around to the run to close the chicken door and THERE IT WAS!! Someone laid a little egg right in front of the run door; it was covered in mud and pine shavings, but I knew what it was as soon as I saw it. I wonder why she didn't lay it in the nest box???

    Here's my little beauty:

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    WOO HOOOOOOO!!!!

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    Amy
     
  2. joanm

    joanm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] [​IMG] Congrats!
     
  3. crazy4chicsinBC

    crazy4chicsinBC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats!!
    Isn't it a cool feeling?!
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  4. SpottedCrow

    SpottedCrow Flock Goddess

    Congrats Amy.
    It will be the one with the brighest comb and wattles.
     
  5. Agilityscots

    Agilityscots Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:That would be three of them at the moment... [​IMG]

    Amy
     
  6. Agilityscots

    Agilityscots Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:It IS a cool feeling! I can't believe how excited I am, and I've been excited all evening. It feels kind of silly, but I can't help it. I'm about to go scramble that egg and enjoy it. It cost me about $1,000.

    Amy
     
  7. Ga Chicken Mom

    Ga Chicken Mom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Congrats and my DH says our eggs cost about $75 each. Ain't it great to get the first egg? Our Doms started laying about 2 weeks ago and we still get silly smiles when we come into the house with a warm egg in our hands.
     
  8. LoneCowboy

    LoneCowboy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 26, 2007
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    Maybe the poor girl didn't know what was happening. Some of my girls will lay their first one on the floor and the rest in the nests.

    Oh, CONGRATS!!
     
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  9. Agilityscots

    Agilityscots Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:How old are your Doms? Mine are 24 weeks tomorrow, and I'm almost positive it was Zipper. I'm so glad my eggs aren't the only golden eggs out there. [​IMG]

    Amy
     
  10. Agilityscots

    Agilityscots Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thank you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Now I can hardly wait to get up tomorrow morning and see what else might be out there! [​IMG] And I do hope mine figure out that they're supposed to hang out in the nest box...hopefully they do what you said!

    Amy
     

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